Saludar scores close decision win over Paradero for vacant WBA title

February 20, 2021
Vic Saludar proved to be the slightly better boxer as he defeated Robert Paradero to claim the vacant "Regular" World Boxing Association minimumweight title. The 30 year
former WBO Minimumweight champion Saludar took a split decision win as he came out aggressive in the final stages of the fight. Judges scorcards: 115-113 and 116-113
for Saludar. The third judge had it 118-110 for Paradero.


VIC SALUDAR      
       
   
CURRENT WBA "Regular" MINIMUMWEIGHT CHAMPION     Total Fights 25
BORN: November 3 1990 (30)     Wins 21 (KO 11)
BIRTHPLACE: Polomolok, Cotabato del Sur, Phillipines     Losses 4
HEIGHT: 1.59 m      
     
No. Result Record Opponent Type Round Date Location Notes
25 Win 21-4 Robert Paradero SD 12 Feb 20 2021 Binan City, Philippines Won WBA "Regular" Minimumweight Title
24 Win 20-4 Mike Kinaadman KO 6 Dec 21 2019 Activity Center, Naga City, Philippines
23 Loss 19-4 Wilfredo Mendez UD 12 24 Aug 2019 Convention Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico Lost WBO Minimumweight title
22 Win 19-3 Masataka Taniguchi UD 12 Feb 26 2019 Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan Retained WBO Minimumweight title
21 Win 18-3 Ryuya Yamanaka UD 12 13 Jul 2018 Central Gym, Kobe, Japan Won WBO Minimumweight title
20 Win 17-3 Mike Kinaadman KO 7 3 Apr 2018 Municipal Gymnasium, Manolo Fortich, Philippines
19 Win 16-3 Lito Dante UD 10 23 Dec 2017 Enan Chiong Activity Center, Naga City, Philippines
18 Win 15-3 Mike Kinaadman UD 8 30 Aug 2017 Barangay Bulua Covered Court, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
17 Loss 14-3 Toto Landero SD 10 10 Jun 2017 Sports and Cultural Complex, Mandaue City, Philippines
16 Win 14-2 Powell Balaba UD 6 1 Mar 2017 Barangay Bulua Covered Court, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
15 Win 13-2 Jimboy Haya UD 12 28 Oct 2016 Barangay Bulua Covered Court, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
14 Win 12-2 Lilo Dante UD 10 2 Apr 2016 Oval Plaza Gym, General Santos City, Philippines
13 Loss 11-2 Kosei Tanaka KO 6 31 Dec 2015 Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Nagoya, Japan For WBO Minimumweight title
12 Win 11-1 Rizky Pratama KO 1 9 Sep 2015 Polomolok Gym, Polomolok, Philippines
11 Win 10-1 Michael Kaibigan KO 4 11 Jul 2015 Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Cebu City, Philippines
10 Win 9-1 Lyster Jun Pronco UD 8 7 Feb 2015 University of SouthEastern Philippines Gym, Davao City, Philippines
9 Win 8-1 Sherwin McDo Lungay KO 1 7 Dec 2014 Central Market Gym, Iligan City, Philippines
8 Win 7-1 JR Salvador UD 8 4 Oct 2014 Macasanding Covered Court, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
7 Win 6-1 Belmar Plaza KO 4 16 Aug 2014 Macasandig Gym, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
6 Win 5-1 Mateo Jasma KO 1 5 Jun 2014 Convention & Sports Center, Dipolog City, Philippines
5 Win 4-1 Rey Morano KO 1 12 Apr 2014 Macasandig Gym, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
4 Win 3-1 Philip Luis Cuerdo KO 4 1 Mar 2014 Solaire Resort & Casino, Paranaque City, Philippines
3 Loss 2-1 Powell Balaba TKO 4 23 Nov 2013 City Hall Grounds, Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
2 Win 2-0 Camilo Rey Seneres KO 1 14 Sep 2013 Molo Covered Gym, Brgy., Iloilo City, Philippines
1 Win 1-0 Juanito Hundante KO 1 13 Jul 2013 Solaire Resort Hotel and Casino, Pasay City, Philippines